A small family takes a road trip across Illinois, visiting Galena, the bank of the Rock River, Jubilee College, Dixon Mounds, New Salem, Springfield, Pere Marquette State Park, the land once known as Kaskaskia, Vandailia and Starved Rock State Park. Made by Wilding Studios for Illinois Bell. From our Chicago Public Library Collection.
Keywords: Illinois; Travel; Sponsored Films
|Karolton Envelope "Envelope Jive" - Morton Goldsholl Associates|
A sponsored film made by Millie Goldsholl (of Chicago's Morton Goldsholl Associates) for Karolton Envelope Company, a division of Kimberly-Clark. Morton & Millie Goldsholl ran Morton Goldsholl Associates, one of Chicago's leading graphic design studios in the 1950s. The studio became recognized for their animations, progressive hiring practices and developing corporate branding packages for various companies...
Keywords: Chicago; Design; Sponsored Films; Animation
|Quaker Oats' "From Factory to Dairy" - Quaker Oats Company|
A 16mm. Quaker Oats corporate film from 1928! From our William O'Farrell Collection.
Keywords: Chicago; Wisconsin; Agriculture; Industry; Sponsored Films
|Pabst Brewing Company "Old Milwaukee" - Morton Goldsholl Associates|
A sponsored film made by Morton Goldsholl Associates for Pabst Brewing Company. Morton & Millie Goldsholl ran Morton Goldsholl Associates, one of Chicago's leading graphic design studios in the 1950s. The studio became recognized for their animations, progressive hiring practices and developing corporate branding packages for various companies. From our Mort & Millie Goldsholl Collection.
Keywords: Chicago; Design; Sponsored Films; 1960s
Downloads: 1,116 (1 review)
|The Seventh Wonder|
A 1960s sponsored film that highlights Chicago's water system as one of "the seven wonders of Modern American engineering." It includes scenes of Chicago's lake front, skyline and water facilities. Made by Cine-Graff Production for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD). From our Rhodes Patterson Collection.
Keywords: Chicago; Water; Sponsored Films; 1960s
Downloads: 699 (1 review)
|Champion Papers Incorporated "Imagination 10" - Morton Goldsholl Associates|
Promotional film for a series of books published by Paper Division of Champion Papers Inc., describing how images in film are graphically translated and vibrantly reproduced on their paper. This particular book and film, Imagination 10, showcases the beauty and design of trains and attempts to capture the experience of traveling by train, describing the landscapes and city lights blurring by like moving paintings...
Keywords: Chicago; Railroads; Transportation; Sponsored Films; Advertsing; 1960s
Downloads: 460 (1 review)
|The New World of Stainless Steel|
A Republic Steel sponsored film made in 1960 by Chicago's Wilding Studios. This 16mm. technicolor film was found inside a container that was labeled 'Iran' from the Chicago Public Library Collection. Quite a find!
Keywords: Chicago; Steel Industry; Industry; Sponsored Films; 1960s
Downloads: 728 (1 review)
|American Maker - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Relates how Americans build, from youth throughout life, by using their ingenuity not only in technological advancement but in everyday efforts by everyone.
Keywords: Chevrolet, industrial films, sponsored films, institutional advertising, automobiles, 1960s, suburbia
Downloads: 2,449 (1 review)
|Jam Handy Organization Production Log 1936-68 - Jam Handy Organization|
Scan of internal Jam Handy Organization document listing most of their motion picture production from 1936-68. The list is ordered by production number and contains an incomplete list of earlier films on the first page. From Prelinger Library.
Keywords: industrial films; sponsored films; Jam Handy Organization; ephemeral films; Detroit; motion pictures